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B.S. Environmental Soil Science


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Soil Conservation and Management

This program provides the interdisciplinary knowledge required to manage crop, forest, rangeland and urban soils for long-term health and sustainability. Explore the fields of soil chemistry, soil physics, microbial ecology, bioremediation, soil genesis and classification and soil fertility/plant nutrition. Gain hands-on experience by working in laboratories, greenhouses and on research farms. Work towards becoming a professional, certified soil scientist.

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  • We host the largest collection of soil monoliths in the Western U.S.
  • Access plant science farms and computer-controlled greenhouses
  • Collect soil samples in the field
  • Do your own independent study
  • Intern with the Natural Resources Conservation Service


University of Idaho

Physical Address:
E. J. Iddings Agricultural Science Laboratory, Rm 242
606 S Rayburn St

Mailing Address:
875 Perimeter Drive MS 2340
Moscow, ID 83844-2340